Join the Cartoon Museum

The Cartoon Museum is celebrated for its ability to inspire people of all ages and from all backgrounds to look at the world differently, thanks to its unique cartoon and comic art collection that encourages intellectual debate about society and culture, and inspires much-needed laughter.


Become a Friend

Support the Cartoon Museum with an annual donation, and join a community of Friends who share an interest in the artform. Friend benefits include:

Core benefits:

  • Free, unlimited entry to all exhibitions

  • 10% off in our shop

  • Free tickets, discounts and priority booking to selected events and workshops

  • Invitations to private exhibition openings each year

  • Quarterly Friends newsletter


become a patron

Patrons of the Cartoon Museum generously give each year to help fund our collection, exhibitions and learning activities, and enjoy a programme of exclusive opportunities and events.

As well as supporting the Cartoon Museum, Patrons receive:

  • Invitations to all exhibition Private Views and other exclusive events

  • An invitation to the Patron’s lunch

  • 1 use of the Clore Learning Studio per year for meetings

  • Free tickets, discounts and priority booking to selected events and workshops

  • Free entry for you and a guest to the Cartoon Museum

  • 10% off in our shop

  • Quarterly newsletter

  • Acknowledgement of your support in the Annual Review, on our website and in our exhibitions


corporate membership

As a Cartoon Museum Corporate Member you are part of a group that can enjoy year-round brand association within the Museum as well as exclusive access to our ever-changing exhibitions and events programme, and our unique events spaces.

In addition to enjoying an exclusive relationship with the museum by becoming a Corporate Member your company will directly support us to achieve our ambitions including our aims to:

  • Build, care for, and provide access to our definitive collection of British cartoon and comic art heritage

  • Encourage participation and raise awareness of this popular artform

  • Support new work by today’s talented cartoonists and comics artists

Your business will benefit from significant visibility with the museums audiences, and will benefit from the new Museums high profile PR launch campaign which will include online and social media activity, printed column inches, TV, radio and celebrity endorsement.